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Ambassadors from Finland > Current Finnish Ambassadors > Ambassador

Anna-Liisa Korhonen

 

Ambassadors from Israel > Current Israeli Ambassadors > Israeli Ambassador

Benny Omer

 

Capital city

Yaounde

 

Commonwealth Heads of Government > Current Heads > Head of Government

Paul Biya

 

Commonwealth Heads of Government > Current Heads > Title

President

 

Copyright > Reference

Art. 37,

 

countries' copyright length > Usual term of copyright protection

50 pma

 

CPIA equity of public resource use rating

3

[50th of 75]

CPIA quality of public administration rating

3

[32nd of 75]

Diplomatic representation from the US > FAX
[237] 2220 16 00 Ext. 4531; Consular FAX: [237] 2220 17 52

Diplomatic representation in the US > FAX

[1] (202) 387-3826

 

Diplomatic representation in the US > Telephone

[1] (202) 265-8790

 

embassies and high commissions in Ottawa > Address

170 Clemow Av.

 

embassies and high commissions in Ottawa > Neighbourhood

The Glebe

 

Flag modification

20

[77th of 197]

General government final consumption expenditure > annual % growth

8.5 %

[19th of 147]

General government final consumption expenditure > constant 2000 US$

1,213,181,000 constant 2000 US$

[73rd of 145]

General government final consumption expenditure > constant LCU

796227300000

 

General government final consumption expenditure > current LCU

925900000000

 

General government final consumption expenditure > current US$

1,755,361,000 $

[81st of 169]

    General government final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.104 $ per $1 of GDP

[115th of 184]

Heads of Missions from the United Kingdom

David Sydney Maddicott

 

Heads of Missions from the United Kingdom > Resident Heads of Missions > Type

High Commission

 

Legal origin
French

Legislative branch > A note
the constitution calls for an upper chamber for the legislature, to be called a Senate, but it has yet to be established

Management time dealing with officials > % of management time

12.8 %

[4th of 38]

Parliamentary seats > Female

6%

[103rd of 143]

political parties > Dominant party

 

Procedures to build a warehouse > number

15

[108th of 168]

Procedures to enforce a contract > number

58

[9th of 170]

Procedures to register property > number

5

[103rd of 167]

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament > %

8.9 %

[130th of 174]

Start-up procedures to register a business > number

12

[33rd of 171]

Status

pseudo-democracy

 

Time required to build a warehouse > days

444 days

[8th of 168]

Time required to enforce a contract > days

800 days

[25th of 171]

Time required to register property > days

93 days

[47th of 167]

Time required to start a business > days

37 days

[79th of 171]

Time to prepare and pay taxes > hours

1,300 hours

[3rd of 169]

Time to resolve insolvency > years

3.2 years

[62nd of 151]

Total businesses registered > number

1,693

[64th of 71]

Transnational Issues > Disputes > International
Joint Border Commission with Nigeria reviewed 2002 ICJ ruling on the entire boundary and bilaterally resolved differences, including June 2006 Greentree Agreement that immediately ceded sovereignty of the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon with a full phase-out of Nigerian control and patriation of residents in 2008; Cameroon and Nigeria agree on maritime delimitation in March 2008; sovereignty dispute between Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon over an island at the mouth of the Ntem River; only Nigeria and Cameroon have heeded the Lake Chad Commission's admonition to ratify the delimitation treaty, which also includes the Chad-Niger and Niger-Nigeria boundaries

UN membership date

20 Sep. 1960

 

United Nations mission
http://www.cameroonmission.org/

Washington, D.C. embassies > Neighborhood

Embassy Row

 


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of Ambassadors from Finland ; Wikipedia: Ambassadors from Israel ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Commonwealth Heads of Government ; Wikipedia: List of countries' copyright length ; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of embassies and high commissions in Ottawa ; Flagspot; Wikipedia: Heads of Missions from the United Kingdom ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of political parties ; electionworld.org; Wisconsin High School Model United Nations; Wikipedia: List of Washington, D.C. embassies

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

Democracy
 

Bertelsmann Transformation Index > Management Index 2006

3.26

[99th of 118]

Bertelsmann Transformation Index > Status Index 2006

4.31

[89th of 119]

Bertelsmann Transformation Index>Political Transformation

4.08

[84th of 119]

Civil and political liberties

0.5

[127th of 140]

CPIA gender equality rating

3.5

[30th of 75]

CPIA policies for social inclusion/equity cluster average

3.4

[30th of 75]

CPIA property rights and rule-based governance rating

2.5

[51st of 75]

CPIA public sector management and institutions cluster average

3.1

[42nd of 75]

CPIA transparency, accountability, and corruption in the public sector rating

2.5

[58th of 75]

Electoral system
parallel: first-past-the-post

Electoral system type

semi-proportional

 

Female candidacy

1,946

[91st of 161]

Female ministers

33.3%

[13th of 125]

Female parliamentarians

5.6%

[132nd of 157]

Female suffrage

1946

 

First female parliamentarian

1960 (elected)

 

Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment

0.851161154461819

[133rd of 183]

Homosexuality laws of the world > Homosexuality laws > Laws against homosexuality

Yes

 

Parliamentary elections > Registered voter turnout

75.6%

[53rd of 152]

Parliamentary elections > Total vote

2,906,160

[65th of 154]

Parliamentary elections > Turnout

46.7

[92nd of 117]

Parliamentary elections > Voter registration

3,844,330

[75th of 152]

Parliamentary elections > Voting age population

6,222,980

[62nd of 163]

Presidential elections > Turnout

0

[80th of 82]

Presidential elections > Voting age population

6,293,250

[35th of 91]


SOURCES
Bertelsmann Transformation Index online, 2006; http://www.bertelsmann-transformation ... /BTI_2006_Ranking_GB.pdf; Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2000-2001, New York: Freedom House, 2001; World Development Indicators database; No comment is being made on the state of democracy. Categorizations are based on the electoral law, or the last competitive election held; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on women in government at the ministerial level. March. Geneva; calculated on the basis of data on parliamentary seats from IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2002. Parline Database. March 2002; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva.; Source: Millennium Development Goals Database | United Nations Statistics Division; Wikipedia: Homosexuality laws of the world ; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon

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